October 24, 2018

Best degree to get rich

Higher education can be your path to riches, but only if you choose your major carefully. If you don’t, an undergraduate or postgraduate degree will earn […]
July 16, 2018

Buy-side vs Sell-side jobs: Salaries, skills, work-life balance

What do the terms “sell-side” and “buy-side” mean in the world of finance? Let’s try to demystify them.   Difference between sell-side and buy-side   What […]
May 21, 2018

What do MBAs do at Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and other top tech companies

Of the top-five most-attractive employers for business graduates, three are tech firms, according to a survey conducted by Universum in 2017. Google is at the top, […]
May 9, 2018

How to get into private equity

Private equity (PE) is often described as an exclusive club that accepts only former investment bankers, strategy consultants, and top b-school graduates as members. That’s not […]
April 16, 2018

How to get into the tech industry without a degree or experience

The last big economic crisis has forced people to reevaluate their career choices and ask themselves whether their current jobs would assure them of a stable […]
April 2, 2018

A guide to private equity careers

“Private equity” comprises investors and funds that put in millions or billions of dollars for the acquisition of stake in companies that are in need of […]
March 9, 2018

How to get into asset management

Simply put, an asset manager’s job is to make sure that the savings/assets/investments of clients grow, whether the clients are super-rich or are working-class people hoping […]
January 22, 2018

Asset management vs investment banking: Career choice

Fundamentally, asset management involves managing money that other people have, and investment banking is about raising money that companies want but don’t have. It becomes more […]
May 17, 2017

How career counselling helped me get into ISB despite poor academics

Shirin Bansal doesn’t shy away from expressing his views online. In fact, it is this very trait that got him a job with one of the […]
February 1, 2017

Academic Qualifications of the Top World Leaders: Nope, it’s not MS or MBA

Consider this rather unique resume, whose highlights read as follows: ‘Teacher, boxer, actor, prime minister…’  As colourful as it is, could this really be the resume […]
June 27, 2016

Best alternatives to MBA | Cheaper & better options

Increasingly, business majors and future managers and CEOs are looking at a curve of diminishing returns relating to the relevance and practical applicability of the MBA […]
December 18, 2014

15 Stress management tips to reduce stress at work

If stress management is a big issue in your professional life, here are a few tips on how to reduce stress at work.